She starred in the critically acclaimed Funny Girl, for which she won the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.Her other films include The Owl and the Pussycat, The Way We Were, and A Star Is Born, for which she received her second Academy Award, composing music for the love theme "Evergreen", the first woman to be honored as a composer.Despite all the intense media focus on their age difference, they were together for about five years before calling it quits.Trumpet sensation Chris Botti has fans all over the world.The same year, Botti and Gastineau started dating, and rumors began that she stole him from Couric.Continue Reading In a 2010 interview with Nuvo Magazine, Botti explained that he and Couric have remained good friends since separating.According to Billboard, Streisand holds the record for the female with the most number one albums (11).Streisand is the only recording artist to have a number-one album in each of the last six decades, having released 53 gold albums, 31 platinum albums, and 14 multi-platinum albums in the United States.
But Botti's scheduled 2010 performance in Warsaw quickly took on a deeper meaning.
The film won an Oscar for Best Score and a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Musical; Streisand received the Golden Globe Award for Best Director, the first (and to date only) woman to win that award.
The RIAA and Billboard recognize Streisand as holding the record for the most top 10 albums of any female recording artist: a total of 34 since 1963.
Let's take a trip down memory lane and take a look at Couric's relationship history. In 1989, Couric married Jay Monahan, a lawyer and legal analyst for NBC News. Couric even tweeted out a picture of the two of them together at a Barbra Streisand concert last year.
After splitting with Botti, Couric began dating entrepreneur Brooks Perlin, who was 17 years younger than she.